Covid19 test positivity continues to be above 10%

Written by on June 7, 2021

Zambia’s covid19 test positivity has continued to be above 10% after the country recorded 7 deaths and 487 new cases out of 4,902 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

Ministry of health Permanent secretary for technical services Kennedy Malama says the 10% test positivity signals sustained community transmission.

And Dr Malama says the local team has made headways in providing a digitalised covid19 negative test certificate to avoid travellers from Zambia’s being inconvenienced.

He says government is also cognizant of the fact that soon the requirement for digitalised certification will extend to the COVID-19 vaccination and it is working at actualizing the aspect as well.


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